4X4 Expedition Vehicle - Diesel - 20K (Carlsbad)

Please do NOT contact unless you have an item of similar value to trade - open to many options (60s corvette, el camino, muscle cars, newer model trucks with towing packages etc)

1977 Dodge Xplorer 307 Xtrava, originally with 440/727, GVW: 12K#, Length: 25.5 feet.

Swapped in a 1993 Cummins 12V 5.9 Turbo-diesel, Intercooled with a Ford Powerstroke Intercooler, Chrysler 47RH/NP241 trans/tcase, 1979 Ford Dana 60 front dually axle, a 1979 GMC superwide Dana 70 rear dually axle, ARB lockers front and rear, 19.5 inch Rickson wheels, 33-inch tires, Ford F450 front brake rotrs/calipers, dual 3KW inverters, 4-battery bank, 160W solar panels, 4KW power generator, and more . . .

I call it DFG - Dodge-Ford-GM.


Rare, one-of-a-kind 4x4 Class A Motorhome for expedition, camping, full-timing, or overlanding adventure. Current registration in California, renewing this month. This vehicle has 4x4-navigated both sides of the Baja Peninsula on a 28-day adventure trip.

Features (10-01-17: added more features & pictures):

307 inches (25.5 ft) Dodge Xplorer Class A motorhome on a 1977 M400 body chassis. One-piece molded fiberglass body and roof. 5.9L 12-valve 6-cyl 1st-gen Cummins intercooled turbocharged diesel engine; non-electric 47RH hydraulic transmission, 4-speed automatic with torque converter lock-up switch; NP241 transfer case. Ford PSD intercooler. Hi-pinion front Dana 60 axle, high-angle driveline; Full-floating rear Dana 70, 4:10 gearing; ARB lockers front and rear. Warn manual-locking hubs.

50-gal diesel tank. Rickson 19.5 dually wheels with Goodyear 245/70R19.5 tires; Front anti-sway bar; custom F450 front disc brakes; Rear anti-sway bar; rear panhard / track bar; Swing-out carrier for TWO wheel/tire assemblies (not included), carrier folds down to lower tires with separate cable winches; 17,500lbs front-mounted winch with remote control; Onboard 120V/150psi MobilAir compressor with 20-gal underbelly air tank and a 25-ft retracting air hose. Roof cargo box.

RV amenities -

3 Flexsteel captain's chairs; desk and chair behind passenger seat; Carpet flooring, with setup for mobile table; table top with stand; 2 sofa-beds fold out, sleep 4 total; pull down woven blinds on all 5 panoramic windows. Plenty of cabinets lining the floor and ceiling on both sides of the interior. 7-inch monitor for rear backing-up camera; 12V/120V LED/flourescent interior lighting. Dash AC, dash heater; 11,000-btu Dometic Penguin Roof Low-profile Air Conditioner.

JVC 5.1-channel digital surround home theatre with DVD player and discrete Atlantic Technologies surround speakers, with 150W powered subwoofer. Denon CD player plays 6-disc cassettes. SPDIF digital audio optical cable interface. USB-host plays hi-res digital video, movies with 5.1-channel discrete sounds. 26-inch monitor display (swings out to face the seat).

Side house door; Automatic vacuum-electric operated step; RV monitor station (battery, water / waste tank, propane levels); Carbon monoxide alarm; 12V automatic Fan-tastic Vent with rain sensor and remote control, air intake or exhaust control fan. Built-in vacuum cleaner system.

Onboard 4000W Onan generator, 120V/240V power cords. 200A bus Alternator with on-dash digital charging display; 3000W Statpower / Xantrex Prosine Inverter-Charger with wired remote monitoring and control with battery temperature sensor; 660AH battery banks in 3 different locations, with centralized battery charge/discharge digital display panels. 450W solar panels with Morningstar Sunsaver Duo controller digital display, intelligent charging of both starting and house battery banks. Over 20A solar charging on a good day. A 270A battery isolator separates the starting battery from the house battery banks; 12V, USB (5V), 120V, 240V power receptacle, powers a 165A TIG welder (not included).

Stainless steel kitchen dual-sink, with faucet; Built-in countertop blender; 4-burner cooking range with oven, over the range exhaust fan; MinuteMaster microwave oven; Dometic 2-way (115V, propane) refrigerator; floor space and mount for Edgestar 63Qt 12V freezer (not included); Propane heater furnace, ducted heating; 6-gal engine-heated water heater with back-up electric heating elements; Sliding accordion bathroom door; Rear stand up shower tub enclosure; Thetford water-flushing toilet; Bathroom exhaust fan; Closets with hanger pole, towel linen rack; 20-gal gallon propane tank 30 gallon water tank, with 12V 5-gpm on-demand pump; 30 gallon waste tank with macerator powered drain system.

Current Issues: Crack in right windshield corner, solar battery bank is drained and needs a recharge.
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